Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Charah Solutions wins fly ash contract at three power plants

    March 19, 2020 by SWR Staff

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky  – Charah Solutions, Inc. was awarded a large-scale, multi-year ash marketing and landfill operations contract for utility companies owned by Entergy Corporation at three plants in Arkansas and Louisiana. Entergy Corporation, an integrated energy company engaged primarily in

  • MGA Entertainment looks for a bounce with biodegradable ball

    March 9, 2020 by SWR Staff

    CHATSWORTH, California – Toy maker MGA Entertainment, Inc. (MGAE) is fulfilling its promise to bring biodegradable toys to market. It launched the line with “L.O.L Surprise!”, a bio-degradable ball. The company also announced a new product line from its brand

  • B.C. extends plastics consultations

    August 30, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VICTORIA – Because of the popularity of the CleanBC engagement about what the Province could do to ban, reduce and recycle more plastics, the Province has extended the comment period. The engagement, which was originally scheduled to close Sept. 18,

  • The salvage lifestyle

    August 21, 2019 by Dean Campbell

    Yellowknife’s evolving culture of ‘shopping’ at the dump

  • News Landfills

    Charah Solutions to build new Florida landfill

    August 12, 2019 by SWR Staff

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Charah Solutions, Inc. was awarded a landfill construction contract in central Florida. The company will be responsible for the construction of a new, approximately 30-acre, double-lined landfill cell and all associated infrastructure. The scope of work includes state-of-the-art

  • Good Vibrations

    July 24, 2019 by Greg Johnson

    New Zealand landfill saves $1.6 million a year with innovative on-site leachate treatment

  • Waterless mobile odor control

    June 28, 2019 by SWR Staff

    PEORIA, Illinois – The OdorBoss Fusion from BossTek is a new, autonomous mobile system that uses no water to reduce site odors from soil remediation, landfills, food processing, composting facilities, wastewater operations and other large-scale applications. Unlike conventional water-based odor

  • Blog Landfills

    All-you-can-eat landfill buffet spells trouble for birds

    December 12, 2018 by Sahar Seif and Jennifer Provencher

    As long as waste-management facilities are readily available and accessible, debris will continue to end up in natural environments

  • News Landfills

    Meridian Waste buys two Tennessee landfills

    December 11, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced its acquisition of two landfills located in Knoxville, Tennessee. Meridian Waste enters Knoxville, one of the fastest developing mid-tiered cities in the U.S., with the acquisition of

  • News Landfills

    Vancouver Landfill entrance upgrades begin

    September 24, 2018 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – Construction has begun on upgrades to the entrance of the Vancouver Landfill in Delta, designed to enhance customer service and move the City of Vancouver closer to meeting its Zero Waste goals.  The project includes the addition of